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Oppenheim family papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 864
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Oppenheim family papers
Date(s): 1939-1943
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Oppenheim family


Administrative/Biographical history:

Dorrith Sim (née Oppenheim) came to England on the Kindertransport, 26 July 1939. Her parents worked for the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland, c 1943, they were eventually pronounced verschollen in Auschwitz. Julius Oppenheim was the grandfather of Dorrith.


Scope and content/abstract:

Copies of the papers of the Oppenheim family of Kassel, 1939-1943, including travel documents, references, correspondence with the Refugee Children's Movement and typescript family history by Julius Oppenheim.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The papers have been arranged and numbered in date order.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by Dorrith Sim (née Oppenheim), May 1990.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2008

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